Board Members

October 27, 2017

The HOA & the 1099 Contractor

Most homeowner associations utilize 1099 contractors instead of hiring full or part-time employees. The primary benefits are the flexibility and cost savings. A 1099 contractor is […]
October 20, 2017

Board Meetings & Proxies

Exercising proxies is not permitted in Board of Director meetings. Deliberative assemblies such as a Board meeting are not conducive to the use of a proxy; […]
October 11, 2017

Reasonable Rules

Homeowner association boards of directors establish rules and regulations that the entire membership are asked to observe so that the association can maintain property values and […]
October 11, 2017

Reserve Study

William Douglas Management has always recommended reserve studies to our clients as a long term financial planning for our clients. A reserve study is a process […]
October 6, 2017

How Insurance Carriers Operate & Profit

Questions often arise from board members on how insurance companies operate as it relates to claims against the homeowner association’s insurance policy. Especially when large claims […]
October 6, 2017

Guests at the HOA Board Meeting

Some homeowner associations have open board meetings (open to the membership) and, in certain instances, the governing documents may mandate certain portions of a board meeting […]
September 29, 2017

Bankruptcy Basics

Because of the impact on homeowner associations and condominium association’s collection efforts, and the unpleasant nature of bankruptcy, there are many questions surrounding the topic. Below […]
September 29, 2017

How Many Community Associations Are There?

The Community Associations Institute (CAI), our national trade group organization, each year publishes a report about homeowner associations and condominium associations statistics. The report includes information […]
September 22, 2017

Conflict Resolution

It is generally safe to say differences of opinion or conflicts are a normal part of being on a board of directors and all homeowner associations. […]
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